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HDTV Ratings: May 23

HDTV Ratings: May 23

Wednesday’s premiere of Breakout Kings was not a breakout hit. Like last year’s The Borgias, it failed to capitalise on the following Sons of Anarchy developed in the same slot. It averaged only 4.5%-5.4% of the key demographics off the back of a season finale flop for The Almighty Johnsons. The Kiwi show that the […]

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Tonight in HD: May 23

Tonight in HD: May 23

Series Premiere: Breakout Kings (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) US Marshals form a special team of convicts that have previously escaped from prison to help track down other prison escapees. Like TV2 with GCB, TV3 is debuting this lighthearted action hour within days of its cancellation in the US. However, it was popular enough to last two seasons and earned largely grudging […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: May 19-25

The Week Ahead in HD: May 19-25

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) Series return: Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Series return: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Sunday Pretty Little Liars (TV2, 5.30, 5.1) The War at Home (TV2, 6.30, R) The Food Truck (TV One, […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: May 19-25

HDTV Heads-Up: May 19-25

TV3 hopes it will have a breakout hit in Sons of Anarchy successor Breakout Kings, which will premiere 9.30pm on May 23. The HD drama from the producers of Prison Break updates the it-takes-a-thief-to-catch-a-thief scenario by teaming recidivist prison escapees with US Marshals to capture other convicts on the lam. While critics were divided over […]

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